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The New Deal for Skills-Based Graduates

Unemployment rates remain high and the latest data shows an uptick. Why is this, when so many businesses and companies are desperate for trained workers? The key to addressing this disconnect is to bring balance to the supply and demand for postsecondary graduates. In many sectors, this equation has lost its equilibrium. The proof is […]

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What Canada should take from the WEF Competitiveness Report

This year, Canada slipped from 12 to 14 in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Rankings, having dropped two places the previous year and one in 2009-10. So in three years we have gone down five places, from 9 to 14. The countries that have pulled ahead of us are: Taiwan, Qatar, the United Kingdom, […]

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